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bhindi sambhariya
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Bhindi Sambhariya

Bhindi Sambhariya- Stir Fried Okra stuffed with coconut ,peanuts and few basic Indian spices- a specialty from The state of Gujarat 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish, Tiffin recipes
Cuisine: Gujarati Cuisine
Keyword: bharwa bhindi, Bhindi, Okra, stuffed bhindi
Servings: 5
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 300 gms Bhindi/ Okra
  • 4 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds/ Rai
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds/ Jeera
  • 8 Curry Leaves
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida/ Hing


  • 1/4 cup Fresh Coconut
  • 2 tbsp roasted peanuts crushed
  • 1 tbsp Roasted Sesame Seeds powder
  • 1 tsp Mango Powder/ Amchoor
  • 2 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric/ Haldi
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • To Taste Salt


  • Wash bhindi and spread on a cloth napkin in a single layer to remove all the moisture.
  • Trim the edges and make a slit in the center lengthwise,take care not to break the okra in two pieces.
  • In a big bowl add all the ingredients for stuffing and mix well.
    Stuff okras with this stuffing and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a broad and heavy bottom pan and add cumin seeds,mustard seeds,asafoetida and curry leaves.
  • When seeds start crackling add the stuffed okras and the left over stuffing masala .
  • Cook on slow flame with out covering the pan.this way you will retain the bright green colour of the okra.
  • If the okras are not tender,are big or you are in hurry then can cover the pan with a lid.
  • Keep stirring in between so it will get a nice colour from all the sides.
    When done remove from the pan and serve hot.
  • erving suggestions-serve with rice and chapatis.